Family: Past, Present, Future (Dedicated Semester 2018)

@ the Library: Audio and eBooks

Rise How a House Built a Family
Little Women
My Family and Other Animals
Roots
Everybody Matters
Digging to America

@ the Library: DVDs

TED Talks: Do Kids Think of Sperm Donors as Family?

More Ted Talks on family and related topics are being made all the time. Learn more: https://www.ted.com

TED: Ideas worth spreading

How do we define a parent -- or a family? Bioethicist Veerle Provoost explores these questions in the context of non-traditional families, ones brought together by adoption, second marriages, surrogate mothers and sperm donations. In this talk, she shares stories of how parents and children create their own family narratives.

TED Talks: A Child of the State

More Ted Talks on family and related topics are being made all the time. Learn more: https://www.ted.com

TED: Ideas worth spreading

Literature has long been fascinated with fostered, adopted and orphaned children, from Moses to Cinderella to Oliver Twist to Harry Potter. So why do many parentless children feel compelled to hide their pasts? Poet and playwright Lemn Sissay tells his own moving story.

TED Talks: A Mother and Son United by Love and Art

More Ted Talks on family and related topics are being made all the time. Learn more: https://www.ted.com

TED: Ideas worth spreading

An art school professor once told Deborah Willis that she, as a woman, was taking a place from a good man -- but the storied photographer says she instead made a space for a good man, her son Hank Willis Thomas. In this moving talk, the mother and son artists describe how they draw from one another in their work, how their art challenges mainstream narratives about black life and black joy, and how, ultimately, everything comes down to love.

@ the Library: DVD's


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